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Bandits kill at least 20 in northwest Nigeria's Katsina state, say police

Jun 10 2020

BAUCHI, Nigeria Gunmen killed at least 20 people in attacks in the northwestern Nigerian state of Katsina, police and residents said on Wednesday.

'Armed bandits' kill 47 in northwest Nigeria's Katsina state: police

Apr 19 2020

BAUCHI, Nigeria Gunmen killed 47 people in attacks on villages in the northwestern Nigerian state of Katsina in the early hours of Saturday, local police said.

More than 50 abducted in attack on northwest Nigerian village: residents

Aug 28 2019

BAUCHI, Nigeria More than 50 people, including pregnant women and children, were abducted in a raid on a village in northwest Nigeria, seven residents told Reuters on Wednesday.

Armed gang kills at least 34 in northwest Nigeria, police say

Jun 16 2019

BAUCHI, Nigeria An armed gang killed at least 34 people in attacks on villages in northwest Nigeria, police said on Sunday, part of a wave of violence the government has blamed on bandits.

At least 180 prisoners at large in Nigeria after jail raid

Jun 04 2018

BAUCHI, Nigeria At least 180 prisoners were at large after escaping from a jail in the Nigerian city of Minna during a raid on the facility, a minister and prison authority official said on Monday.

Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack, others missing

Feb 21 2018

BAUCHI, Nigeria The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing during a Boko Haram attack on a village, three parents, a resident and a local government official told Reuters.

Suspected Boko Haram militants take over northeast Nigeria town - residents

Nov 25 2017

BAUCHI, Nigeria Suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram took over a town in the restive state of Borno in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, residents said.

Suspected Boko Haram militants take over northeast Nigeria town: residents

Nov 25 2017

BAUCHI, Nigeria Suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram took over a town in the restive state of Borno in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, residents said.

Suicide bomber kills 50 in Nigeria in mosque attack

Nov 21 2017

YOLA, Nigeria A suicide bomber killed at least 50 people in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday in an attack on a mosque which bore the hallmarks of a faction of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Suspected Boko Haram attack kills eight soldiers, civilian in Nigeria's northeast - police

Oct 25 2017

BAUCHI, Nigeria Suspected Boko Haram militants killed eight soldiers and one civilian in an attack in Nigeria's northeast, a police official said on Wednesday, the latest sign that the eight-year conflict is far from slowing.

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